The ‘Lily B’ cargo ship was drifting close to Hook Head. Photograph: Dunmore East RNLI lifeboat

Nine members of a stricken freighter are recovering following a major rescue operation involving three RNLI lifeboats and the Irish Coast Guard in sto(...)

 The Lily B freighter had sailed from Brunsbüttel at the mouth of the Elbe in northern Germany to Waterford when it lost power coming out of Waterford port. Photograph: Causeway Coast Community/Twitter

A major rescue operation is under way off the southeast coast to prevent a freighter, with nine crew aboard, from drifting on to rocks after it lost p(...)

The Blasket Islands viewed from Dunmore Head. Photograph: Bjørn Christian Tørrissen/Wikimedia Commons

A search is continuing for a 46-year-old Spanish fisherman who fell overboard from a Spanish trawler fishing south west of the Blasket Islands on Wedn(...)